Antique Print-INDIAN-COBRA-SNAKE-DANCING-Brehm-1892

Price: € 42,50

Subject: Plate: Brillenschlange (Indian Cobra). This plate shows six Indian Cobras, who are dansing on the music.
Condition: Fine. General age related toning and occasional light staining from handling as visible on image. Dampstaining in margins, not efecting image.
Medium: Original colour chromo-lithographs on a vellin type paper.
Size (in cm): The overall size is ca. 25 x 17 cm. The image size is ca. 21 x 13 cm.
Size (in inch): The overall size is ca. 9.8 x 6.7 inch. The image size is ca. 8.3 x 5.1 inch.
Part Number: 11913
Location: C108-34
Description: This attractive original old antique print / plate originates from: 'Brehms Tierleben' (English title: Brehm's Life of Animals) is a reference book, first published in the 1864, which made its author, Alfred Edmund Brehm, known around the world. This plate is from a 1892 or 1900 edition.

Artists and Engravers: The author Alfred Edmund Brehm (1829-1884), was a German zoologist, natural history illustrator and writer, the son of Christian Ludwig Brehm. Through the book titled 'Brehms Tierleben', his name became a synonym for popular zoological literature.